Black Bird in Asheville

I’ve dined in Asheville several times but while there these last couple of trips I had to feast at Black Birds. It is right in the heart of town and the windows are open wide. It feels like you are still on the streets… Walking right along with passerbys. I actually, went there twice during this weekend getaway. But I will feature my brunch!

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Surf & Turf burger paired with a beautiful house salad!
Mimosa!
Bloody Mary!
Yum

A day well spent!

This had to be the perfect Monday! Just to sit and stare at the mountains! Feeling the breeze and seeing the clouds roll in. It really didn’t matter that it began to rain. The Bistro umbrella was there to keep me dry. But even if I had gotten wet; everything would still proven to be great.

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Saint Paul’s Mountain Vineyard proved to be the perfect pit stop… That turned into a half day visit. I didn’t even venture on to my original destination. This was GREAT enough!

Barista!

Trying to stay warm in this SNOW! and SNOW is a bit rare in my area. We get snow but it is here one day and gone the next day. Well not this time! It has been SNOWING almost none stop for two days! WOW! So I must steep! Being inspired by God’s beauty and creative work at play… I decided to play and create too! So steeped my beautiful lady like teas! ‘Lady Like’ you may say?!?! Well, it starts as a bud and as the water boils she blossoms into a beautiful full grown flower or ‘Lady’! These teas come in all different flavors with different color flowers.

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Graze Nibblebox

It’s here again!

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I am really enjoying this box subscription. There are two options. I want it often so I subscribe to the nibbler choice and that means it comes twice a month.

Inside the box was wonderful goodies:
Honeycomb crunch 183 cal
Bonnie wee oatbakes 114 cal
Summer berry flapjack 236 cal
Graze’s chocolate orange 208 cal

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Nutrition Fact sheet is included so you do not have to guess about fat or fiber. It’s all there for you.

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FATTY SUNDAYS

FATTY SUNDAYS is my product of the day. Maybe I should say guilty pleasure of the day. If you like salty and sweet snacks… Well these are for you. These delicious pretzels are thoughtfully flavored, generously dipped, perfectly decorated and guaranteed to please. The guarantee comes from me. These pretzels come in about 9 different flavors. My favorites are Mint Chocolate & Toffee!

This is a Brooklyn, New York company ran by two sister using their mothers recipe.

I order these delights from Birchbox.

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graze subscription box

This subscription box is definitely for the foodie! Those who love to nibble! And that is why I selected the nibbler option because I want these treats often.

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These are nutritious nuts, fruits, berries, chocolates and dips! Can you say Yum!

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There is a wide variety for you to pick from. You can customize your boxes by trashing, trying, liking, or loving items.

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You also have an opportunity to give back. When someone signs up with your friends code, you can choose to donate $1 to a charity.

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The packaging is 100% recyclable and so are the plastic containers and booklets.

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Each graze box come with a Nutrition Fact sheet… So no guessing about calories, sugar or fat! It’s all there for you!

I’m in love with GRAZE!

MIYU De-Stress Kit

It arrived today! Yippee! I first fell in love with this product when Birchbox sent me a sample pkg that contained two of the De-Stress teas and two Hydration teas and the small purse size sprays for my face! Yes De-Stress spray & Hydration spray!

I had to order both full size kits.

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You can get these from Birchbox, Ahalife, or directly from MIYU. You will save a few bucks getting it from MIYU.